Ten years on….

| September 11, 2011

I wasn’t going to post anything today; there’s little I could add to what others have said today or to what I’ve had to say in the past. And, frankly, it’s a work day for me. Last night was busy, and today (so far) equally so. It’s hard to gather your thoughts when you’re elbows-deep […]

How good is the Bing search engine?

| June 23, 2011

Having recently finished reading Shattered Sword: The Untold Story of the Battle of Midway, I decided to look up more info on the Japanese carriers lost during the battle. I went to Bing and typed in “Akagi,” and sure enough I got the links I expected to see — Wikipedia, the US Navy’s History and […]

Quote of the Day

| May 23, 2011

Rep. Eric Cantor, House majority leader, at AIPAC: If the Palestinians want to live in peace in a state of their own, they must demonstrate that they are worthy of a state. So to Mr. Abbas I say, stop the incitement in your media and your schools, stop naming public squares and athletic teams after […]

Quotes of the Day

| December 16, 2010

Moe Lane: Marxism is intellectualism for stupid people; it tends to attract the sort who can’t understand that an economic system that cannot feed its own population reliably has failed at the game of Life. Literally. [Emphasis in the original.] Link via Instapundit, whose post really ought to be read in its entirety, and which […]

Nine Years

| September 11, 2010

There are remembrances of that awful day nine years ago all over the blogosphere today, as well there should be. Michelle Malkin has a 9/11 collection that deserves to be seen, but if you read only one recollection of that day, you might want to make it Allapundit’s Twitter posts from last year, collected by […]

Greatest Americans

| August 19, 2010

Over at Right Wing News, John Hawkins has a followup to last week’s Worst Americans poll: Conservative Bloggers Select The 25 Greatest Figures In American History. I quickly banged out my list — bolded names made the Top 25. John Adams Neil Armstrong Norman Borlaug Luther Burbank Andrew Carnegie George Washington Carver Vint Cerf Thomas […]

Worst Americans

| August 13, 2010

Over at Right Wing News today: Conservative Bloggers Select The 25 Worst Figures In American History. Jim Geraghty, the man behind the Campaign Spot blog at NRO, questions the sanity of the contributing bloggers. I think he’s right. The problem here is that people are treating “worst figures” as though it means “least liked,” so […]

I don’t know him that well, so I use the more formal “Richard.”

| November 9, 2009

Other than that, yeah, I completely concur with Ace. I find myself cussing at the TV screen more and more these days.

And the wall came a-tumbling down.

| November 9, 2009

20 years ago, I was a year and a half into my stay in Korea, courtesy of the US Army. There, we noted with a degree of celebratory glee the falling of the Berlin Wall. We also wondered how long it would be before the Soviet bear rolled over and died, and what it might […]

Never Forget

| September 11, 2009

Never, never, never.

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